Backspace -- enable going back by pressing backspace key

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What is Backspace?

'Backspace' is an add-on designed for the Edge browser, which reinstates the backspace key as a navigation shortcut, allowing users to effortlessly go back a page. This add-on not only brings back the backspace key functionality, but also includes an option to whitelist domains and prevent backspace interceptions during text editing on websites. It's a handy tool for those longing for the traditional browsing experience.

Rating: 5.00 (2)
Version: 1.2.5 (Last updated: 2021-03-01)
Creation date: 2021-03-01
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
  • tabs
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • <all_urls>
Size: 331.96K
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Backspace enables backspace as a shortcut for back navigation. Browsers disabled such behavior some time ago, and this extension helps users who want it back.

𝐅𝐄𝐀𝐓𝐔𝐑𝐄𝐒 ◆ Bring back the backspace key ◆ Whitelist domain ◆ Prevent backspace from be intercepted in text editing forms on web sites

User reviews
It just works.
by Vincent, 2023-05-19

works great!
by Danusty, 2022-10-20
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Risk impact

Backspace is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Backspace if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Backspace has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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